Business support and advice
This page has been created as a 'one stop shop' for businesses in Bracknell Forest and sign posts to providers of support and advice. We hope that these links to relevant organisations will save you time and enable you to start, grow or enhance your business.
If you have any comments about this information or have suggestions for useful content, please contact the Economic Development Officer at Economic.Development@bracknell-forest.gov.uk
Please note that Bracknell Forest Council is not responsible for the content of external websites.
Starting a new business?
If you are thinking about starting a new business, you may find the following websites useful:
- StartUp Britain
- Resources for starting a new business - The Start Up Donut
- Self employed information - HM Revenue & Customs
- Starting in business e-learning course - HM Revenue & Customs
- Writing a business plan - Start Ups UK
- Government's New Enterprise Allowance
- GOV.UK's business setting up web pages
- The British Library's business planning advice
- Find local businesses for sale with businesses4sale and Business Transfer Agents
- Start up opportunities for people leaving local government
Need some help and support?
- Search the business and self-employed pages of GOV.UK
- Department for Business Innovation & Skills
- Creative industries can seek advice from the Creative Industries Business Advisory Service (CIBAS)
- Attend one of the networking opportunities listed on the following websites
- Find out more about how to use social networking for your business
- Find positively rated financial advisors on the VouchedFor - Bracknell Forest site
Looking for commercial property?
Want to re-train?
- University of Reading - working with business
- Bracknell & Wokingham College
- Henley Business School
- Learning to Work